Ayo Edebiri

Ayo Edebiri
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The Bear star Ayo Edebiri has joined the cast of Marvel Studios’ upcoming movie Thunderbolts.

The movie, which was formally introduced at Disney’s D23 Expo in 2022, relies round a group of Marvel supervillains, reported Entertainment Weekly.

Edebiri joins an ensemble cast that features Florence Pugh as Yelena Belova, Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes, David Harbour because the Red Guardian, Hannah John-Kamen as Ghost, Wyatt Russell as John Walker, Olga Kurylenko as Taskmaster, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Contessa Valentina Allegra de Fontaine.

Jake Schreier of Paper Towns fame will direct the movie from a script by Black Widow scribe Eric Pearson. The movie is scheduled for launch on July 26, 2024.

In the Marvel comics, the Thunderbolts is a group of villains, anti-heroes and reformed baddies.

Edebiri broke out along with her efficiency as sous chef Sydney within the critically-acclaimed collection The Bear. She will subsequent seem within the LGBTQ coming-of-age comedy Bottoms, which is able to debut on Prime Video later this 12 months.

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